March 2, 2018/ Vehicle Fire/ AFD Response Details

March 5, 2018/ For Immediate Release


AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:18 p.m. the Airdrie Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle fire located at 880 East Lake Boulevard NE.

On arrival fire crews found a mid-size SUV with fire showing from the front engine compartment in the parking lot of the Genesis Place Recreation Center.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze but not before it had severely damaged the SUV. The fire had also extended to three adjacent vehicles causing exterior damage to paint and exposed plastics.

There were no injuries reported.

Two pieces of apparatus and five firefighters were on scene.

The cause of the fire and final damage estimates remain under investigation by the Airdrie Fire Department.


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